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    January 24, 2013
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county neighborhood. san jose shark fans, we have proof they are very excited, stay with us. we will be right back. jwwñ
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. crews just arrived on scene
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of a compromised area destroyed by a water main break. >> when you hear a child scream like that it's horrible. >> a neighbor talks about a frightening attempted child kidnapping . >> and a hidden camera scandal at a pizza parlor. how it put the owner in jail. >> the teale and black are back. we are live in san jose where excitement is building over the shark's first home game in nine months. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> welcome to mornings on two. >> it's thursday january 24th. happening right now crews in marin are busy cleaning up after a big water main break. it was first reported shortly after two this morning.
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paul chambers first reporter on the scene and joins us now. its right near sir francis drake boulevard. >> reporter: access is really busy. this area is more residential but there are a lot of cars passing through. you can see the repair crews just arrived on scene with in the last five minutes. basically they are getting ready to do a lot of repairing. things are under control with the water main break but there will be a lot of clean up. let's look at video. this all started at 2:15 when the fire department got a call of water flooding a roadway. once on scene firefighters say the water was jetting out at least eight feet in the air. crews were able to get a handle on the situation by shutting off a nearby valve. it's unclear if someone hit a fire hydrant or if it just gave
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way. there is still a chance a sink hole may develop. >> it boiled up asphalt. they will have to dig that out and repair the main. >> firefighters say some water was coming out about -- the water was coming out about 1500- gallons a minute for at least an hour and a half. the water is cut off in the area that will leave about a dozen houses without water but the good news is the storm drains appear to be working so there appears to be no flooding for anyone. we come out here live with in the last five to ten crews just arrived on scene. they will do a lost work because the area you are look has a lot of buckling in the road, a lot of hills sun and evenness. they will be back out repairing, ripping that out and have to put a new road out here. they say doing that will take about eight to ten hours to do that totally. we will be out here as they start the construction part of
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this area and let you know the latest as it develops. . ktvu channel 2news. >> also this morning the chp is looking for two hit and run drivers who struck and killed an elderly man. that happened at about 8:45 last night on interstate 980 at the 17th on-ramp. police say two drivers hit the man but didn't stop to help. a third driver then stayed at the scene. the victim has not been identified but he may have been homeless. >> a high school teacher returns to court on charges of drunk driving possession of lsd. the 51-year-old adviced students. he was stopped after running a red light allegedly. he was arrested on dui charges. when he turned in a bottle of breath mints the deputy thought it had drugs, they tested positive for lsd. he no longer works in the school district. senate manager of a pizza
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restaurant has been arrested after he put a hidden camera in an employee bathroom. police arrested him last week after an employee found the camera at the restaurant. >> tonight the san jose sharks play their first game back home at the shark tank in nine months. we are there in san jose where we know people are cited because the game is sold out. >> reporter: the streets are empty right now but tonight it's going to be packed with people wearing teal and black. here they put up a huge shark banner for everybody to see. the sharks and the rest of the nhl teams had not played in three and a half months because the owners and player's union couldn't come up with a collective baring baring agreement. tonight will be their first home game at hp for the season.
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we caught up with one fan. >> i got season tickets, taking my son tonight. i have actually a cool sign that i made for my window here. it's a neon sign i put up sometimes for the playoffs or for a special game and it'll be up tonight. >> reporter: the return of the sharks also signaled a boost for downtown businesses like hotels, restaurants and bars who count on all the extra patrons on game night. hundreds of thousands of dollars in revenue was lost because of the lock out. concession stand employees are also relieved because they also get to come back to work. tonight's game for the sharks, they are playing the phoenix coyotes and it starts at 7:30 tonight. coming up in the next hour we will have more reaction from fans. reporting live from downtown. ktvu channel 2news. >> all right. time now 7:06. let's go to sal who is checking traffic and checking on the east shore.
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>> that's right. right now traffic is -- look to what -- the traffic is doing pretty well if you are driving on the east shore freeway. the traffic times getting a little more robust if you will. it's about a 15 minute drive from the richmond area . when you get there it's about a ten minute delay.  the toll plaza backed up. if you are on the peninsula, southbound direction is getting busier from 238 down to fremont. you will see more slow traffic. southbound 101 still looks good as you drive, only an eight minute drive time. >> it's a gloomy start. the sunrise at 7:20, still a bit gray and dark. we will remain partly sunny mostly cloudy for the afternoon. for most of us the showers have ended in its wake we are
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dealing with fog. visibility a tough call getting through areas like santa rosa, visibility down to between a half mile and a mile. i want to track some of that rain. we are looking at it here. it's moved south for the most part over monterey, but continue to watch a few scattered showers over highway 101. this will have the -- have you with your wind shield wipers going. it'll continue in to the next hour or so. it's slowly sliding south. most of us remain dry with mostly cloudy skies. dealing with fog in the wake of yesterday's system. 48 degrees this -- just showed you -- 48napa, 53 concord, low 50s redwood. these numbers starting out like what we felt yesterday. slightly warmer some cases. what's in store for today? we have the patchy fog this morning. a few showers will remain and they will linger into the afternoon and mix of sun and clouds expected for the second half of the day.
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we will remain unsettled into the weekend. i will take new to the weekend. starting it up the timestamp says 7:00 a.m. in to the afternoon, two, three i'm noticing pockets of rain starting to show up over the bay area. we are getting the wrap around motion. we are drying in to friday. friday is mainly dry over the bay area. mostly cloudy and take a look at what's happening here to the north. this is the system that could bring us a few scattered source, notice it dropping in. notice not a lot of rain involved but the temperatures will be cooler and because it's the weekend it'll lead in the slight possibility for you. here is a look at extended forecast. temperatures will stay in the upper 50s to low 60's for today and tomorrow. then into the weekend that chance for rain and a cooler storm so this is going to bring cooler weather, mid to upper 50s for the afternoon. >> thank you. in two hours the governor will lay out his vision for the
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future of california. in his address he is expected to cover education funding upgrading the state's infrastructure. we are live from the state capitol. >> reporter: good morning. yes, today's state of the state will be a whole lot different than the state of the state address last year. remember that last year the governor was in a full court press all year to try to convince voters to approve a tax hike to deal with california's bumming. well, he successfully succeeded in doing that. so now his clout couldn't be lier and today we expect him to outline his vision on other issues beyond what last year was which was all about taxes and that's going to include as you said education, a big one. he is going to reveal a plan we expect that will offer more money and resources to poorer schools or those student who are more in need than others and also to address public
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universities to try to compel them to cut costs to students as well as making courses more prevalent online. infrastructure is another big one as he is expected to push for high speed rail and to talk act water issues and trying to build two massive tunnels to move water from northern california to southern california. part of today's state of the state address will be very positive in tone. the governor expected to point out that california is leading the nation in job growth and that the state's credit rating has improved dramaticly over the past several years. last but not least with that good news, we are also expecting the governor to urge some caution to his fellow democratic lawmaker who have a super majority here in side the capitol as we know jerry brown has always been a very conservative man when it comes to spending with in your means. we are kind of expecting that
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message to be give tone that super majority, not to spend money we don't have now that we are in a better situation than we were this time last year. >> all right. thank you. you can watch the address here on ktvu channel 2. it starts at nine. we will also stream it on the mobile platforms. >> buying guns for schools? the reason one school district said it spent thousands of dollars on assault weapons. >> and new threats out of north korea. why the government is calling the united states a sworn enemy. well, well, well.
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many parts of the united states are digging out this morning from a deep freeze. 16 inches snow has fallen in pennsylvania. in north dakota temperatures plunged to 33 below zero and 24 below zero in maine. the deep freeze is bringing further misery to families trying to recover from sandy. staten island people who haven't had heat since october are taking refuge in tents. >> you can't describe it. unless you experience it, feel the wind biting at your skin it's hard to explain. >> reporter: and the cold weather is raising concerns about hypothermia at 30 below zero frost bite can happen in five minutes. temperatures aren't expected to rise until the weekend. >> threats north korea has they promise more rocket launches and a third nuclear test. leaders say they are targeting the united states. we are in the washington dc
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newsroom. >> reporter: officials in south korea analyzed a debrief and said north korea was testing for a missile that could travel 6200 miles which is far enough to reach the west coast. leaders say americans shouldn't be concerned at this point. they say a lot of work has to be done before north korea has the technology to mount a nuclear warhead on a missile . they are angry after the united states supported the un security council's move on tuesday that expanded sanctions against them for last month's rocket lawn. . on television a statement from the government of north korea saying they would settle the problem was problems with the united states with force not with words. >> a new phase of the anti united states struggle that has lasted century after century will target against the united states, the sworn enemy of the
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people. >> reporter: they have conducted two nuclear tests prior. one in 2006 and one in 2009. as for a rocket launch united states officials say that could happen at any time. we will hear more from the statement when i see you next. live in washington. >> happening right now john kerry is at his first confirmation hearing. he is expected to face mostly friendly questioning before the senate foreign relations committee. he has been on the committee for 28 years, chaired it for the past four. he is expected to be confirmed by his colleagues. current secretary of state also there as you can see to express her support for kerry to take over, this is the same committee where she had some heated exchanges with republicans yesterday morning. she was answering questions about the attack in libya. a new task force in
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connecticut looking in to the sandy hook shooting has it's first meeting today. the commission will hear today from experts who sat on similar commissions after mass shootings in colorado and virginia. the 16 member panel is supposed to give connecticut's governor a list of recommendations regarding school safety, mental health and gun violence prevention by march 15th. time now 7:17, and in just an hour diane feinstein will resume her fight for a ban on assault weapons. she will introduce a bill on the floor. it's designed to stop the sale, transfer and making of military style assault weapons. she introduced a similar bill back in 1993 shortly after a mass shooting at a san francisco law firm. we will have live coverage of her newest assault weapon bill at 8:15. >> some parents at one california school district are questioning the district's buying of more than a dozen
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assault weapons. fontana officials say they bought 14 assault weapons to protect students in the event of an attack. they say they will be kept in locked safes on campus for responding police but some parents are concerned that students could find a way to access them. >> we do have children that come with sometimes plastic weapons or real weapons and does that make them -- put them at risk of being -- as our chief has stated last night being stopped and killed? >> the weapons cost a thousand dollars each. police say they have the ability to go through body armor. today the house in rhode island will vote on legislation legalizing same sex marriage. it's expected to pass in the house but unknown if in the senate. lance armstrong lied for years about doping and now some
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unhappy customers who bought his books want under money back. two men are spearheading a lawsuit against him. they say they would have never bought his books if they knew the true story. in his books he strongly denied doping to win the tour de france but last week he came clean. >> the faa said boeing's 787 won't be flying again until they find what cause several safety problems including fires and that the problems are fixed. the congressman who represents the district where boeing builds the 787's said he has been told that the problem will be fixed soon. he said the faa and boeing have told him that. delta talking with boeing about buying one billion dollars worth of jets but it's also talking to the european rival air bus. the country's second largest airline is look for a deal to exchange some of its smaller regional jets for current versions of the 737 and air bus
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320. delta said they are looking to cut costs by retiring less efficient planes. >> coming up the rain clouds are moving out. up next rosemary will tell us if there are any other storms. >> secret court hearings about the hand chandra levy murder case. >> westbound 24 looks like a little bit of fog. more about the fog and the bay area drive times ahead.
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. welcome back to the -- mornings on two. we are learning new details about the chandra levy murder case. new details about the man convicted of murdering her. reportedly there is new information that could undermine the testimony of a prosecution witness.
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a 2010 jury found the suspect guilty of killing levy back in 2001. her disappearance drew national attention when investigators learned she had been having an affair with a former congressman. >> today the golden gate bridge district board is expected to approve a plan to repair rusted sections of the bridge. this month inspectors found rust damage plate that helps stabilize the bridge. it was going to be part of a maintenance project scheduled to start later this year but now inspect others say the work needs to be done sooner. the bay bridge birthy party now includes a light show. the lights are part of an 8 million-dollar light project to mark the bridge's 75th anniversary. they will be turned on for about seven hours each night after it's done in march. >> checking in on the toll plaza. >> it's getting crowded, it has been crowded for the last hour after they turned the
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lights on and it's backed up to about the 880 over crossing but you can see not all the lanes are backed up. this is good news for you and sometimes when this happens after eight we have a lighter than usual commute. if you are driving in san francisco, northbound 101 looks good. little bit of crowding, we have been looking at the traffic times in the east bay and on the peninsula. not all that bad and then across the bay between 238, this is 23 minutes of getting around to the normal time of about 30 minutes. if it gets more than 30 we will let you know because that's -- usually it takes an accident for that to get heavier. 7:24, let's go to rosemary. >> the sun is up but not shining over the bay area. we will have partly sunny skies for the entire afternoon and perhaps a stray shower giving you a live look there at all that gray. temperatures holding in the
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upper 40s to low 50s. storm tracker 2 show you that last bit of rain. few scattered showers up over morgan hill. for most of us it's the gray sky and patchy fog. we will again leave in the possibility of a lingering show. 50 degrees right now walnut creek. 46nevado, santa rosa visibility down to a half mile. if you have the opportunity to get out the door give yourself that time and take it easy out there. patchy fog this morning, lingering showers though we will be mainly dry, mostly cloudy, temperatures in the mid to upper 50s to low 60s. mix of sun and clouds, temperatures warming and then in to the weekend slight chance for some rain, this system pulling in doesn't have a lost moisture but it'll cool us down from the gulf of alaska and bringing temperatures down in to the mid to upper 50s for the afternoon saturday and sunday.
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back to you. >> all right. thank you. coming up a fire destroys a home in oakland. the reason investigators are now focusing on squatters. >> we are live in san jose where we have found a new lead in the case of an attempted kidnapping. what has taken police so long to find about this potential suspect. >> and the lengths some homeowners are going to for a parking space.
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. welcome back. time now is 7:59, we have new information about the search for the man who tried to kidnap a 13-year-old. police say the girl was walking near east saint james street early friday morning when a man grabbed her and dragged her into a driveway. we just learned about a possible new lead from a neighbor. >> reporter: yeah. she said her husband when he found about this suspect he called police. he let them know he had an idea of who this person could actually be. he didn't call earlier because nobody knew about this case until recently and that's because police withheld the information for a week because of the hopes that -- happened last week by a woman who said someone tried to snatch her child so they wanted to make sure this case was real. last friday morning around six a neighbors say they heard the
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screams on east saint james and east 33ered. a man tried to kidnap a 13-year- old on her way to school. the girl noticed that a man was following her. she called her friend and then the man grabbed her, dragged her ten to 15 feet down a driveway. she was able to break free and run. one neighbor said that she has seen a suspicious looking man in the neighborhood for a while. >> if it's who we think it is he has been -- he lives in the neighborhood. not on this street though but he lives around here. he has been -- he has always been -- kind of strange walking around at different times of the day, sometimes at night. >> i heard the scream and i opened the door and she go who that [bleep]. he trying to get the little girl. i jumped out of the bed, saw -- and drove around to see if i see him. didn't see nothing. maybe that was a good thing i didn't see nothing because things could have gotten real bad at that point because i
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would have hurt him. >> reporter: police have released a sketch of the attacker. he is described as latino, 25 to 35 years old, 5'10'' with a medium build. he has black hair, brown eyes and a mustache and wore a dark blue hooded sweatshirt with a hood, blue pants and brown work shoes with white paint on them. he did speak english. the man who lives in this house if we come back here live says that he has surveillance video and people -- we have talked -- police will be taking a look at that video. we have seen it. it confirm this is was an attempted kidnapping and shows the girl running out of frame. now behind me here if you take a look over there where the man is standing there is a fence right there and that's where apparently the attacker hid for a while before he popped up and snagged the girl and tried to drag her away. we will be in contact with police this morning and let you know if we have new information
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to pass along to you. >> squatters may be to blame for a house fire in oakland. that started just before 5:30 at an an abandoned home. it took about three hours to put the fire out. firefighters say squatters may have gone inside the home to get out of the rain. two people who escaped the fire were rescued from a roof. >> one of them said they were all together and they had -- they showed each other what route, which way to go out. >> reporter: they were detained for questioning but no arrests were made. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. >> investigators trying to find why a san jose woman known as the candy lady was killed. police found her in her home yesterday. she had been shot at least once and later died at the hospital. neighbors say that she was well known because she sold candy and snacks to children out of her apartment. >> you know upset and
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surprised and shocked but -- this world we live in is full of bad people but -- nothing we can do is pray and hope for the best for the family. >> the death is the city's second homicide of the year. police don't have a motive or suspect. this morning police are still searching for suspects in a shooting that hurt two teens. it happened early yesterday afternoon. underneath the bart tracks. witnesses spotted several young men running the scene after the gun fire. one of the teen victims had surgery overnight and is now in stable condition. the other was only grazed and wasn't seriously hurt. the shooting led to a brief lockdown. >> some homeowners in sunset are paving their yards to have a place to park. the practice is actually illegal but few homeowners are cited. paveed over yards can cause problems during storms. >> having greenery also
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absorbs water that doesn't run into the storm drains and overwhelm the sewers. >> the planning commission said it's received 163 complaints about paveed over yards since 2002. san francisco city workers are rallying against proposed pay cuts. about 150 food service, clerical and health care workers protested at san francisco city hall last night. they say city administrators have proposed cutting wages for job that are normally held by women and minorities. >> be fair. be fair with the people that live in this city. especially that were born and raised in the city. give us a chance to live our lives here. >> reporter: the pay cut would affect almost 4,000. the dispute will go to ash administration if arbitration.
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>> a lawsuit challenging the extension not to extend the lease of the drake's bay oyster company. it's suing after ken salazar ruled they should be closed so the area could return to wilderness. the bay has been in operation for almost a hundred years. it provides 40% of the state's supply of oysters. fremont officials are scheduled to meet today to discuss if they will approve expansion plans for a temple. some say they are fed up with the traffic and people parking illegally during prayer services and holidays. if approved the temple would almost double in size. saint anthony's dining hall will hold a ground breaking ceremony today. they have served 39 million
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meals in the last 62 years. many local leaders and supporter also be on hand for today's ceremony. >> san francisco police have released new surveillance video in hopes of catching two men charged in robbing pharmacies. you can see them -- the suspects jumping over the store counter and forcing customers to the floor. one had a gun and held it to a employee. there are still photographs of the two. they are believed to be in their 20s. >> let's go to sal with traffic and you are looking at the golden gate bridge. >> that's right. the bridge. we have a stalled truck heading up north which is the direction that we normally don't see. they only have two lanes going that way. take a live look at that bridge picture. southbound traffic looks good, northbound, looks like they may be clearing it because just a few moments ago i was looking at slow traffic and now its
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much better. traffic is still a little -- still a little crowded on the northbound direction. southbound 101 there is a crash on the shoulder. moving to the bay bridge toll plaza it's backed up for a 20 minute delay. then another ten minutes on the span in to the city. we have been looking at haywood to union city and fremont. this drive and the peninsula drive. southbound 101 is actually pretty good. just a little bit of slow traffic. now it's 7:37. let's go to rosemary. >> good morning. overcast sykes, live look from san jose. we have fog, poor visibility, especially along the valley floor. getting in and out of santa rosa, you will have visibility down. watching the system continue to push to the south.
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santa cruz earlier today we are watching a few scattered showers but looks like it's tapered off. bits of moisture in the forecast. maybe a little bit of drizzle. the lingering showers will continue with us. 52 right now in oakland. 51 haywood. areas of fairfield, antioch and dealing patchy fog and visibility is poor. half moon bay between a mile and two miles. pretty widespread, take it easy and expect it along the highways this morning. i want to pull that back and show you that the center of this storm off the coast -- the wrap around moisture will bring the threat of a few scattered showers. this is what you can expect. temperatures in the mid to upper 40s to low 50s so not to bad though we are most legrow it'll feel cool. widespread 50s for lunch and
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then into the afternoon upper 50s, low 60s. 60 degrees expected for san francisco today, 63 haywood, low 60s napa, getting to about 60 concord and livermore. san jose 63 for you. the extended forecast, temperatures will remain on the mild side in the overnight hours, afternoon highs for tomorrow -- mix of sun and clouds and low 60s in the forecast. in to the weekend though notice a bit of a cooling trend. a system pulling the gulf of alaska will slide over, bring us a slight chance for rain leaving unsettled weather for saturday and sunday and the afternoon highs, struggling to get into the near 60-degree mark. mid to upper 50s expected. >> on saturday san mateo law hope to get guns off the streets. the sheriff's office will hold a gun buy back event on south delaware street. $100 for hand guns, shot guns
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and rifles, $200 for assault weapons. people won't have to give their names. also this morning the vice president is teaming up with google for an online public forum on gun control. . the vice president is in charge of a task force formed to come up with ways to reduce gun violence. the 30 minute forum starts at 10:45 a.m. our time. in just a few minutes california senator diane feinstein will start her 4th term as a senator much as she started her career she will introduce a bill calling for a ban on assault weapons. we will take that live at eight. right now, we are watching apple stock. that's after disappointing news and the stock taking a big hit. and shocking allegations
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. welcome back to mornings on 2. time now 7:43. taking you live to new york this morning, you can seat dow up more than 71 points, big story this morning, the s&p500 went through 1500. it's test that level a bit right now. one stock doing really well, netflix after surprisingly good numbers on new subscribers. this morning the labor department reports new jobless
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claims fell again. they are at their lowest level since january of 2008, 330,000 people filed for first time unemployment insurance. that's down 5,000 from the week before, experts had expect that number to climb because of people working holidays. now apple's headquarters, checking in on its stock it's a big story and the stock is down $52 a share off 10%. that's after reporting flat earnings after yesterday's closing bell. surprising -- not making their numbers. investors were disappointed. ashton kutcher is scheduled to appear in san francisco next week. he will be talking about his role playing the late steve jobs. he is scheduled to open the conference with a panel discussion about the film mac world starts next thursday. it opens in april.
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>> time now 7:45 and a former elementary schoolteacher has been arrested on child sex abuse charges. police there may have been at least 20 victims. we the former child act for who was the voice of charlie brown has made his first court appearance on stalking charges. he pled not guilty. the 56-year-old threatened to kill his ex-girlfriend and a doctor. >> he stated he would continue to hit the dog until she agreed to go with him. the victim declined and he grabbed her by the neck. >> robin's was nine when he was cast as charlie brown but was replaced when he turned 14. his voice can be heard in classic specials including it's the great pumpkin. >> an autopsy is scheduled today on the body of a man found along the shoreline.
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the coroner identified him as a 28-year-old paul chu. his body was found yesterday morning. the body was clothed. they are looking to see if he drowned. san jose police have found two large clues from a home invasion this week. several armed men burst into an elderly couple's home on monday, investigators have now recovered the two cars that were taken from the house. one car was found at the reservoir while the other was dumped near gilroy. they tied the couple up, made off with their jewelry, electronics and the two cars. >> former elementary schoolteacher in los angeles has been arrested on child sex abuse charges. let's go to bob who is there. he says police think there may have been 20 victims. >> reporter: yes. 20 victims including one adult employee of the school district, perhaps another staff
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member here at this school. this is in wilmington. it's a largely hispanic community. the school district which is the second largest in the country has really been rocked by allegations of sexual misconduct for about the past year now and because parents have been talking to students from are students back in march at this school that came forward. these are seven, 4th grader that came forward and said they were inappropriately touched by a teacher and then a to month long investigation by the lapd. yesterday a 57-year-old former teacher here, a 4th grade teacher was arrested. now immediately after the allegations the school district did remove him from the classroom. the teacher actually retired immediately after that and that's so he could get his pension and benefits. again arrested yesterday at his home in newport beach at one in the afternoon. he faces eight counts of continue all sexually abuse and
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seven count s of lewd acts he has been with the district for nearly 40 years. there could be more charges filed. there is a meeting morning scheduled about 8:15 as you may imagine parents who were just told yesterday are very shocked have many questions. >> reporting los angeles. thank you. san francisco woman accused of a deadly hit and run is scheduled to appear in court this morning. the 23-year-old faces charges including manslaughter and driving under the influence causing injury. she is a is a accused of hitting pedestrians in the twin peaks area. one died. subway is being sued over claims its foot long doesn't measure up. this picture showing one being
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measured at 11 inches went viral. now two men are suing because they say the chain is short changing customers. subway has said they sizes can vary. >> fewer than 39,000 property owners got default notices last year between october and december and that's down 38% from the same time in 2011. the average california home prices jumped 20%. higher prices let some cell or pay off their mortgages or refinance at the current low rate. right now netflix stock is up quite a bit. almost $40 a share. 38.5%. executives say even they were surprised by how well the company did in the last quarter. three months ago the company warned investors it could see a loss in the final quarter of 2012. instead it reported an eight
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. junior seau's family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit claiming the nfl withheld information about the risks of brain damage from concussions. the former linebacker was 43 when he shot himself in his san diego county home in may. he played 20 seasons in the nfl. the national institutes of health say tissue samples showed signs of a brain disease. the nfl has fined frank
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gore ten thousand dollars. the reason, he wore his socks to low during last sunday's game. afterward his son pointed out another problem. >> you have the question for you man? >> daddy i want to ask you why is your pants so short? >> i had -- no -- hot in here man. >> how do you respond to that? >> this was his second uniform fine. he was fined for throwing a football in to the stands during a regular season game. >> you can help make a dream come true for a south bay teen. organizers of operation prom dress are asking for donations of new or gently used prom dresses, shoes and other accessories, all colors, styles and sizes are needed. they just need to be appropriate for high school students. donations can be dropped off. the stars came out for a concert celebrating the opening of the san francisco jazz
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center. the art facility is just a few blocks from city hall at franklin and fell. it used to be an auto repair shop. it's now a glitzy showcase for jazz music. last night's gala was a who is who of jazz artists. >> very nice. coming up, let's go to sal right now and you are checking on the toll plaza. >> we are because it has become heavy, in fact it's been heavy for the last few minutes but we are seeing improvement. this delay here is about eight minutes or so if you count the metering lights and then another ten drive time into san francisco. not to bad. it has improved quite a bit. this is a look at interstate 880. if you are driving down to the oakland airport it and should
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be a clear drive heading south. we have been looking at the south bay. we have a lot of slow traffic which is not unusual. 280 northbound approaching wolf road there is an accident on the shoulder. traffic is slow as you drive through. we have been looking at the stretch here, a lot of people want to know what it is like between 238, it's held steady as a 24 minute drive time. let's go back to rosemary. >> it's soggy out there. with all that moisture, patchy fog to deal with for the morning drive giving you a live look over the bay. we have overcast skies and it's very widespread. a few scattered showers reported over parts of monterey. most of us just dealing all that gray and a little bit of moisture over parts of the north bay, santa rosa with visibility down to a half mile. just a gloomy drive as you get out the door.
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maybe head out early. we continue to see a few scattered showers, they will taper off but snow levels about 5600 feet rising to 700 feet. forecasted headlines, cloudy and damp, mix of sun and clouds, few showers will stay in the and the weekend looks unsettled with temperatures remaining in the mid to upper 50s for the afternoon. we will be partly cloudy and dry for friday. back to you. >> all right. thank you. a hidden camera found in a restaurant bathroom, where it happened and who police say is responsible. . >> and crews in full blown as -- they are repairing a roadway that was compromised after a water main break >> quitement is building over the return of the sharks. what new services available to fans trying to get to the game.
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>> happening now crews in marin are busy cleaning up after a big water main break. it was first reported after two. paul chambers was the first reporter on the scene. he is live from near sir francis drake boulevard. >> reporter: good morning. clean unis in full way as you can cement crews behind us doing all they can to repair the area. they have been out for an hour now. they are working to repair a roadway compromised after a water main pipe gave way. it's located under the roadway. >> it looks like it started with the hydrant. whether somebody hit it or it had a problem we don't know. >> reporter: around 2:15 -- after the fire department got a call of water flooding the roadway. firefighters say that the water was jetting about at least eight feet in the air. crews were able to get that off
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as they shut off a nearby valve. still the water was coming out at 1500-gallons a minute for an hour and a half. surprisingly this main is more than 60 years old but that's not a big deal. >> we have pipe that are 100 years old. we have older pipes. it's possible that maybe some of the service lines like the lines running to consumer homes could be damaged. normally it's just the break is isolated. >> so crews will work throughout the morning. repairs are expected to last from eight to ten hours. the repair also inconvenience about 14 houses. at this time it wasn't but right now the roadway is closed off. cars going around the area. we will stay out here and keep you up to date.
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as we can see they are one hour in right now. not much has been dug up but the clean up has started. paul chambers. >> thank you. this morning the chp is looking for two hit and run driver who hit an elderly driver. it happened around 8:45 last night at the 17th street on- ramp. two drivers hit the man but didn't stop to help. a third stayed at the scene. the victim hasn't been identified. >> the long wait over for san jose sharks fans. the sharks return to the tank for their home opener and there is good news, there may be tickets. >> reporter: yeah. they are right. lue have to pay a lot for them. this night has been long over due for sharks fans. you can see at the pavilion they have put up a big sharks banner to help welcome the fans. this is a long time coming. the sharks have been practicing
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for the past few weeks to gear up. they have won the first two games in alberta. now that they are returning, the streets will once be crowded against again in downtown san jose. businesses like bars and restaurants and hotels were suffering and losing revenue from game nights, concession workers were also out of jobs for a while but now that's all changing. employees and fans looking forward to tonight's game. >> looking forward to it. a long time, that was not sure that the season was going to start. now we have about half the season and they started off with two great victories. >> reporter: the sharks playing a short 48 game season because of the nhl lock out that lasted three months. owners and the players union reached a new agreement earlier this month which finally ended the lock out. tonight the sharks will play
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the coyotes. back here live are you looking at the station. the vta is adding a special game day train that leaves santa theresa and takes you to the station one hour before the game starts and you can see fans can walk across the street here to the hp pavilion. they have added a return train that leaves no earlier than 15 minutes after the end of the game and that was actually a suggestion made to the vta by sharks fans and they listened. that should help out with not having the streets to be to conjested. >> thank you. let's take a traffic again with sal. sal is the toll plaza still a problem? >> it's getting better. we still have little bit of slow traffic there. let's talk about the toll plaza. i think after eight a lot of people are wondering will it get better and it is. it's a five minute delay.
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if the drive time is quite a bit down from what it was. another ten on the span into san francisco. we have been looking at the slow traffic in contra costa. we haven't had a lot of major accidents and 80 is slow. in the south bay northbound 280, lot of fog, overcast, wet roads, the traffic through downtown as you can see, looks good now for the weather. >> roads still a bit slick. it's soggy though for the most part the rain has tapered off and many are dealing just this. poor visibility out there. across the bay area. even down to a half mile in santa rosa, napa with visibility to a mile, half moon bay reporting visibility to a mile. storm tracker 2 showing you mostly gray, poor visibility, outside of that, maybe a few
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sprinkles, make a drizzle over parts of the north bay. we will continue to see that possibility of just a few scattered showers, storm tracker 2 showing you the center of the storm off the coast of point conception. that circulation continues to pump moisture in. for today not out of the woods. we will continue to see just a slight chance of maybe a light shower throughout thursday. ly pick it up here. notice mainly dry. i'm stopping into the afternoon and more moisture still in the forecast along the peninsula. inside the bay, perhaps over san francisco as well as oakland. in to the evening the timestamp 8:00 tonight still dealing the last bit of moisture. this is what we have in store for today. temperatures relatively mild. cool in to the afternoon. seasonal. 51 oakland for today, outside right now. 50 san rafael. upper 40s santa rosa and this is what we expect for the
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afternoon. 59 san rafael, 68 san francisco, the extended forecast, remaining a bit unsettled friday will be mainly dry as we get in to the weekend though the next chance for rain. this one out of the gulf of alaska. not a lot of moisture but cooler, upper 50s to near 60 degrees for the afternoon. overnight lows will cool as well with sunday morning starting out about 36 degrees. >> happening right now, california senator diane feinstein resuming her fight for a ban on assault weapons. she is introducing a bill on the floor. it's designed to stop the sale, transfer and making of assault style weapons. let's listen for a moment here. >> victims of gun violence and many others who care deeply about this issue. i really would like to thank my colleagues in the senate and in the house who have chosen to stand together on this important issue. some of us have been working to prevent gun violence for
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decades. together we are introducing legislation to help in the mass shooting that have devastated countless families and terrorized communities. today you will hear from some of my colleagues in the senate, from illinois, part of the leadership onto democratic side. from new york, who helped me in 1993 by headlining or i should say leading the effort in the house of representatives which was successl. senatorssenators from connecticut who know firsthand about assault weapons. you will also hear from congresswoman carve lynn mcarthy from new york who knows firsthand the devastation of gun violence as well as congressman -- from colorado who represents aurora and
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congresswoman from newtown. you will hear from the mayor of philadelphia who leads the united states conference of mayors. you will hear from commissioner charles ramsey of the philadelphia police department, the current president of the major cities police chiefs association who will speak about the display of weapons you see to my left. finally we will hear from victims of recent mass shootings. i would also like to recognize other supporters who are here today. on the risers behind me we have police officers several departments and i so thank you for joining us here today. [applause] i would also like to recognize a million moms for gun control who are represented by miss
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sand berg here today, doctors former, the american academy of pediatrics and the american federation of teachers. now i would like to introduce the very reverand gary hall, dean of washington national c athedral to open this morning with a few remarks and a prayer. >> we are listening in live to california senator diane feinstein. she is about to introduce a measure that is designed to stop the sale, transfer and making of military style assault weapons. we heard her say this will be a very powerful meeting because she is including presentations representatives newtown and aurora and there will be people who have suffered at the hands of mass shooting victims, family members, so again the senator we are watching this in the newsroom and we will bring you all of that in just a little bit. the very latest on that.
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>> in less than an hour the governor gives a speech in which analysts say could be a turning point in his career. he will give his address at nine this morning. analysts expect an optimistic speech that looks forward. he has survive the last two years of massive deficits. now as he turns 75 in april he has a command to establish a legacy. he is expected to it talk about education funding, high speed rail and a plan to build tunnels to move water to from through the delta. ? you can watch it here. it'll start at nine. we will stream it on mobile platforms too. >> we hear that the federal tax increase may have given california unexpected income. the legislative analysts said the state should finish with about four million dollars more in tax revenue than projected. the tax board set a record on
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january 16th collecting $2.2 billion . it's thought the spike came from people taking profits ahead of the increase in the tax rate. a high school teacher from berkeley returns to court next month on charges of drunk driving and possession of lsd. the 51-year-old told students in the independent study program, police stepped him after he was accused of running a red light last month. he was arrested on dui charges. when he turned in a bottle of breath mints a deputy thought it had drugs. they tested positive for lsd. his teaching license has been pulled and he no longer works in the school martinez pizza restaurant has been arrested after police say he put a hidden camera in an employee bathroom. police arrested him last week after an employee found the camera at the restaurant on an
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old drive. he was booked into the jail on a charge of invasion of privacy . new threats north korea. why the government there calls the united states a sworn enemy. >> and a tribute to collin. trying to set a world record.
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. welcome back on this thursday morning. mostly cloudy, daml and foggy. weather to start your day. partly sunny, skies to start the afternoon with isolated
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shower remaining. >> new threat from north korea. the leaders say they will launch rockets and do nuclear tests. the target of their anger is the united states. >> reporter: yes and that's because the un security council expanded sanctions against north korea. they say they are outraged and insulted by the sanctions which the united states pushed for. now they are threatening all out action by targeting the united states the sworn enemy of north korea. they have only done two nuclear tests, one in 2006 and one in 2009, leaders promise another test in its fight with the united states. >> the count was the united states need to be done with force, not with words as it regards jungle law as the rule of its survival. >> the secretary of defense is
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holding a press briefing in just a couple hours. it's not known if they will answer questioning about these new threats. we called the department of defense earlier today. we have not heard back. live in washington. >> all right. thank you. happening right now, senator john kerry is at his first confirmation hearing. he is facing mostly friendly questioning. these are live pictures pictures. he has served on the committee for 28 years and chaired it for the past four. he is expected to be confirmed by his senate colleagues. >> also today the house of representatives in rhode island is scheduled to vote on legislation legalizing same sex marriage in the state. it's expected to pass in the house but it's fate in the senate is unknown. rhode island is the only new england state that still prohibits same sex marriage. lance armstrong lied for years about doping now unhappy customers who bought his books want their money back. two sacramento men are
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spearheading a class action lawsuit against him. they say they never would have bought the book itself they had known his true story. in the books he denied doping to win the tour de france but last week he came clean during that interview. >> the 49ers say their new stadium will rely on renewable energy. they announced the stadium will create as much energy as it uses. the facility will have solar panels, and possibly charging stations. the stadium is on schedule to open late next year. last night the alma mater of coil incelebrated his success thousands attend the basketball game and during the time out they flexed their arms and kissed their biceps. . the rising star is trying to trademark his famous pose. the patent office received an
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application. he wants to print the pose on clothing. he has authorized a few small t- shirt companies to use his name and image. >> the search for the next american idol moved to charlotte north carolina last night and the judges saw the good, the bad and the ugly. >> you know how i feel. >> i don't know. >> yeah. >> come on. >> very nice. >> 37 from charlotte were put through but it was the tension between judges that seems to steal the show. >> i'm sorry. i can't help her. maybe i should just get [bleep]. >> every word she said was a yodel. >> the tryouts move to baton
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rouge tonight. >> a new study find people in positions of power may handle rejection better. people in leadership positions appear to recover quickly from mild rejection and were better at searching out alternatives. worker who were rejected reported lower levels of sell esteem while bosses were uffazed. >> probably because they are the boss. >> coming up only on 2 a sit down with a man hired to lower crime. what he said will be his first order of business. >> it's a cloudy and damp morning around the basement rosemary is telling us. >> good morning. southbound 680 680 quite a bit of slow traffic. more about that and the other drive times around the bay.
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. a story only on two. william bratton the new police consultant sat down with us to talk about his first order of business in the city. right now he is in detroit telling that city's police department. he will start his job in oakland next month. he said his first order of business in oakland will be to learn what's not working in the city so he can try to fix it. >> a lot of our work is going to be very focused in the
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department looking at how they are fighting crime, how they may improve how they fight crime. >> he has led police departments in new york and los angeles. his hiring is controversial because of his support of the stop and frisk policy that some believe could lead to racial profiling. he said that's not the case. >> let's get you out the door. let's go to sal checking in on contra costa. >> we are looking at all that county because we have a lot of slow traffic starting on highway 24 westbound. it seems to become a little heavier in the last few minutes between the walnut creek area and oakland especially in lafayette. i just want to draw on the map that 680 is slower, getting down to alamo and danville. highway four has improved and a lot of people have shifted are down in walnut creek. bay bridge toll plaza, we have no longer a big delay, maybe a
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two to three minute delay before you go on to the bridge and once you get onto the span it looks good. >> a gloomy start. even though most of that rain is beyond us we are still with a few scattered showers, plenty of gray and waking up with fog. that is what you will be dealing this morning. in addition to still damp roads, giving you a view here. light rain perhaps falling in and around san jose if this is your drive right near blossom hill road. maybe a few scattered showers at this it hour. for the afternoon widespread upper other's to low ofo's. we will leave in the possibility of a few scattered source, 62 san jose, 63 loss gatos. the extended forecast here. friday looks to be mainly dry, temperature also be warmer but it doesn't last very long. unsettled pattern will hold on through the weekend. a new system from the gulf of
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alaska will bring us a chance of rain saturday and sunday. not a lot of moisture but cool, temperatures cooling back in to the mid to upper 30s to near 40s. for the afternoon highs, mid to upper 50s. >> thank you. a major change coming to the united states military. >> job requires a lot of strength. women can't hack it. guess what? a lot of men can't either. >> at nounment -- -- tuesday just a matter of time before police catch an attempted kidnapper. why they think they know who he is. >> and the bart board meets today. the item on the agenda involving passenger safety. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy
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. welcome back. we have new information about the search for the man who tried to kidnap a 13-year-old girl. tara has been talking to neighbors who live in the area where the attempted kidnapping took place and she has learned about a possible new lead. >> reporter: two more neighbors have come forward to say they think they have seen this man before but many people in the little neighborhood said they didn't even know about the case until last night and that's because police withheld the information until yesterday because they want to make sure the case was real. that was after a hoax claiming a woman who tried to snatch her child last week. neighbors heard the screams, on east saint james and east 33ered. they say a man tried to kidnap a 13-year-old on her way to school. the girl saw the man following her and she called her friend. the man then tried to grab her.
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he dragged her down a driveway but she was able to break free. now neighbors say it was time to catch thes. >> we have seen him around here. normally when i see a man like this it's -- he looks like is he wearing work clothes. i would think he was waiting for somebody and a lot of people around here that's what they do. >> i heard her scream. it's horrible to hear a child scream like that. >> reporter: police have released a sketch. he is latino, 25 to 35, five foot ten with a medium build, had black hair, brown eyes and a mustache. he wore a blue hooded sweatshirt, blue pants and brown work shoe was white paint on them. he did speak english and a man who lives in a house nearby does have some surveillance video. he is going to be share that with police later today.
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they haven't had a chance to talk a look at it yet. we have seen the video and it shows a little girl running the frame pretty much proving what police were hoping for, that this was indeed a real claim that the girl was -- this was an attempted kidnapping. we are live in san jose. >> all right. thank you. new, a bird strike has forced a southwest airlines flight to make an emergency landing. it happened about an hour and a half ago. officials say that the pilot hit a flock of birds after take off. the flight which was headed to ontario landed safely at airport. all passengers were remove from the plane and put on other flights. oakland man is facing felony charges after police say he pointed a laser at a chp plane. it happened last night on international boulevard. the plane was flying over an area where police were searching for a man who shot and injured a police officer.
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the crews were able to direct officers on the ground to a home where the suspect was arrested. >> squatters may be to blame for i fire in oakland. it started just before 5:30 yesterday evening. took about three hours to put that fire out. firefighters say squatters may have gone inside the home to get out of the rain. two people who escaped the fire were rescued from a roof next door. they were detained for questioning but no arrests were made, the cause of the fire is still being investigated. also this morning investigators are trying to figure why a woman known as the candy lady was killed. police found the woman in her home yesterday afternoon. she had been shot, she died at the hospital. neighbors say she was well known because she sold candy and snacks to children out of her apartment. >> she had a little table, like a coffee table. she had all the sodas and like her kit cats and everything
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just there. >> the death is the city's second homicide of the year. police say they do not have a motive or suspect. >> britain is fining sony connection with a cyber attack. this he have been ordered to pay for not having enough security. the hack s targeted credit card information that put millions of user's personal information including names, addresses, birthdates and account passwords at risk. today the secretary of state will host an event aimed at increasing the number of american exchange students in chain a. she will announce the launch of the foundation as an independent organization supported largely by corporate donations. this is a photograph of her with american exchange students last year. the 100,000 strong foundation has a goal of having 100,000 american students study in china by 2014. >> today the defense secretary will announce that the united
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states military is going to lift its ban on women serving in combat. some positions may open as soon as this year, others may take longer. the military has until 2016 to seek special exception if they believe any position should stay closed to women. >> this is really exciting news. i think every woman who is serving and has served should be excited about this because it closes that gap where we are treated as second class citizens. >> the wars in iraq and afghanistan blurred the lines of combat. 130 women have died, more than 800 have been wounded. >> bart directors are scheduled to vote today on funding for an anti terrorism center. officials say that the center would let officers monitor threats in realtime. if approved the bulk of the funding would come from the department of homeland security. the rest would come from the
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operating budget. the directors are also scheduled to vote on a digital advertising program. we are learning new details about the chandra levy case. prosecutors and attorneys for the man convicted have met twice since december for secret court hearing. reportedly there is new information that could undermine the testimony of a prosecuting witness. the suspect was found guilty of killing her on the trail in 2001. her disappearance drew attention when investigators learned she had been having an affair with gary conduit. >> today the golden gate bridge board will work on a plan to repair rusted sections. they found rust damaged plate that helped stabilize the bridge during high winds. the project was going to be part of a 4 75,000 dollar maintenance project scheduled to start later this year but now inspectors say the work
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needs to be done sooner. on the bay bridge the party includes a dazzling light show. caltrans testing special decorative lights strung across the western span. they are part of that 8 million- dollar light project to mark the bridge's 75th anniversary. >> sounds good. toll plaza looking lighter from last time. there could be problems elsewhere. >> we are looking at other drives too because the toll time is pretty light. we are looking at the 880, for example near the coliseum. some slow traffic there which is on the right hand side of the screen. san mateo bridge traffic has been heavy. not a lot of stop and go but it gets busier. when you get on 101 southbound let's say between the airport and 92, that's showed down. across the bay it's slow from
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haywood to fremont. about a 25 minute drive. 8:36, let's go to rosemary. >> bit of an ugly day. poor visibility. outside the doors right now. not a lot of rainfalling, we are pretty much done with it. we will stay with the possibility of a few scattered showers but plenty of gray. with all that leftover moisture we are seeing good fog out there. it's fairly widespread but where it is at its worst is inland. santa rosa with visibility down to a quarter mile. napa down to a mile. inland around concord, livermore reporting some and just a little bit of moisture. this will be the call for today. mostly cloudy, just little bit of moisture dancing around the bay area. maybe a few scattered showers, maybe some drizzle and we will continue were unsettled patterns into the weekend. this system, the center off the coast, but that wrap around
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moisture will continue to send it our way and we will continue with a few scattered showers. maybe sue you here, through thursday, it's two in the afternoon and i'm picking up moisture. this is what we can expect for today into tonight. still, still bringing a little bit of moisture our way. friday looks mainly dry. mostly cloudy. this is the system i'm watching in time. it'll slide over the bay area. it kind of fizzles out. i'm not expecting us to see a lot of rain. for today patchy fog. partly sunny skies, isolated sprinkles will stay for the day. upper 40s to low 50s as you get outside. widespread other's to near 60s. by afternoon 63 oakland. 60 livermore. the extended forecast here. most of us will be mostly cloudy and dry but we have to
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leave in the possibility of maybe a spotty shower. mainly dry tomorrow and into the weekend as i showed you, slight chance for a few scattered showers. that will stay for sunday. back to you. >> this morning police still searching for suspects in a shooting that hurt two teens. it happened yesterday afternoon underneath the bart tracks between lincoln and stockton. witnesses spotted several young men running the scene after the gun fire. one of them had surgery overnight. now listed in stable condition. the other was only grazed by a bullet and wasn't seriously hurt but the shooting led to a brief lockdown. >> some homeowners in the sunset neighborhood are paving their yards to have a place to park. officials say the practice is illegal but few homeowners excited. >> having greenery absorbs
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water that doesn't run into the storm drains and overwhelm the sewers. >> the planning commission has received 163 complaints since 2002. san francisco city works are rallying against proposed pay cuts. about 150 food service, clerical and health care workers protested last night. they say administrators have proposed cutting wages for job that are normally held by women and my majorities. >> we hear a lot about violence to women. this is a financial violence to women and minorities. >> the dispute will go to arbitration if an agreement isn't reached by june of 2014. the current contract expires next year. right now it's 8:40 and the debate over gun control heats up. the reason one california
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school district spent thousands of dollars on assault weapons and how parents are responding. >> and san francisco police hope a tape will lead to an arrest in a string of drugstore robberies. >> and a roadway partially shut down as crews work to repair water main breaks. [ crickets chirping ]
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. dow up 91 points. the s&p500 at 1501. it's hitting 1500 for the first time since 2007. good news there for the indexes today. the faa said boeing's 787 won't be flying again until they figure out what caused several safety problems including fires and that the problems are fixes. all 50 in service have been grounded for more than a week but the congressman who represents the district where boeing builds its planes said he has been told that the problem will be fixed and that the planes will fly again very soon. and delta is talking with being about buying a billion dollars worth of jets.
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delta said its looking to cut costs by retiring some of its less efficient planes. >> let's get you updated on some of the top stories. john kerry is at his first confirmation hearing. again this is a live look at the hearing. he is expected to be confirmed. he would take over for hillary clinton who is stepping down after four years. in about ten minutes, we will go live to the state capitol. the governor will give his third state of the state address. he is expected to talk about california dream. crews in marin are cheaping up after a huge water main break. they have been covering the story since 4:30. he joins us with the update.
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>> good morning. clean up is in full effect right now. they have been out for little more than two hours but have made a lot of progress. a lot of the roadway is dug up. that's where the four inch main broke and was attached to a fire hydrant, not sure if it gave way or if someone struck it. we are taking a look at video here. started around 2:15. after the fire department got a call of water flooding the roadway. once on scene firefighters say the water was jetting out at least eight feet. crews were able to get that to taper off but it still was coming out at about 1500- gallons a minute for about on hour and a half. crews digging up the roadways to repair the main. this main that broke is more than 60 years old but out here that's not a big deal. >> we have pipe that are 100 years old. we have older pipes.
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it's possible that maybe some of the service lines, like the lines running to consumer homes could be damaged. normally it's just the break is isolated. >> now crews will work throughout the morning and until the afternoon because repairs are expected to last from eight to ten hours. if you come back out, the repairs will inconvenience about 14 households to be without power. they have been out for about two hours, they have done a lot of work, they will dig up the entire roadway in this area and basically repair it to figure out what caused it. of course we will stay on top of this -- but of course they will be out here to at least some time this afternoon trying to work on that roadway. they say there is no problem and it's not compromised. they just have to dig it up and repair it. >> a task force in connecticut looking in to the sandy hook school shooting has it's first meeting today. the commission will hear today
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from experts. the 16 member panel is supposed to give the governor a list of recommendations regarding school safety, mental health and gun violence prevention. new this morning diane fine stain is resuming her fight for a ban on assault weapons. she has introduced a bill on the floor of the senate to stop the sale, transfer and making of weapons. >> fall in to the hands one way or another of gangs, those who are mentally unstable or ill. they are sold out of trunks and backseats of cars in cities and gun show was no s with no questions asked. she introduced a similar measure in 93 after a mass shooting at a san francisco law firm. >> some parents of one school district are questioning the buying of more than a dozen
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assault weapons. the fontana district bout 14 assault weapons. representatives say that it's to protect students in the event of attack and they will be kept in locked safes on campus for responding police officers. some parents are concern that students could find a way to access them and say district funds shouldn't be spent on weapons. now the weapons cost a thousand dollars each. on saturday san m ateo law enforcement hope to get guns off the street. they will hold a buy back on south delaware street. $100 for hand guns, shot guns and rifles, 200 for assault weapons and people will not have to give their names. this morning the vice president is teaming up with google for an online public forum on gun control. its part of an ongoing series of fire side hang outs.
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that's a take on roosevelt's fire side chats on the radio. the vice president is in charge of a task force formed to come up with ways to reduce gun violence after the connecticut school shooting. san francisco police have released new surveillance video in hopes of catching two men robbing drugstores. they robbed them last week. you can see the suspects jumping over the store counter forcing people on the floor. one of them held a gun to an employee. if here are still photographs of the two men believed to be in their 20s. >> a hearing is scheduled tomorrow on a lawsuit challenging the decision over the drake's bayous oyster company. it's suing after the inside secretary ruled that the farm should be closed so that the area return to the wilderness. its been operating for almost a
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hundred years. it provides as much as 40% of the state's supply of fresh oysters. fremont officials scheduled to discuss if they will approve expansion plans for a temple. some who live near are opposed to it. they say that they are upset with traffic and people parking illegally. if the proposal is a proved the temple would almost double in size. san francisco's longest running free meals program is getting a new home. they will hold a ground breaking ceremony for the new meal center. that center will include housing for some of the neediest senior citizens. they have served 39 million breakfast, lunches and dinners in the last 62 years, many will be there for today's ceremony. new this morning, opening arguments began in the trial of five men accused in a gang rape in india. they covered their face as those walked in to the courtroom. prosecutors say that they beat
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and gang raped a woman on a bus for hours and then left her by the side of the road. they face the dealt penalty. the hearing was held in a fast track court created in the wake of massive protests after the attack. a 6th suspect is expected to be tried in court. researchers say they know how to make cells resistance to the virus that causes aids. they are able to take them and cut and past them into t cells. they say putting them into a person with an hiv infection won't cure it but they believe it could keep the system from collapsing. they plan animal trials that could lead to trials in humans. >> 8:51 the penalty, a penalty for a star running back. you may not believe why he is facing a big fine. >> good morning, 2:37 is -- i
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. pretty interesting story if you haven't heard. the nfl has fined frank gore $10,000, he was wearing his socks to low during last sunday's game.
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afterwards his son pointed out another problem. >> you have a question for you? >> why is your pants so short? >> i have -- i just -- it was hot in here. . >> that's what he noticed. his second uniform fine. he was fined for fewing a football in to the stand. >> tonight the sharks play their first game at the shark tank. the sharks have opened the short regular season with two road wins. tonight's game starts at 7:30 and it's good news for fans and downtown businesses. >> when they are playing, i rode my bike so it's hard to get through. there is a lot of people. must be good to have them back. good for business, good for people. a lot of families coming in. >> good to have them back. the sharks are planning special give aways sass a you this to fans. >> right now coming up on 9:00. go back over to sal.
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>> all right. right now we are looking at live pictures our network. give you the idea of what it's like. 880 still pretty slow as you can see, driving past the coliseum, up to the airport, from haywood, i think it should give yourself extra time. it does get better just around the corner after high street. we haven't had any major problems on that stretch. out to the bay bridge i think you will love it. westbound, we had an earlier problem -- earlier things on the bridge, earlier slow traffic but now it's lying, a little bit of waiting at the metering lights and then onto the bridge. and this morning northbound 101 in san francisco, that looks good, approaching the 80 split. southbound to the airport that's looking good. if you are going down as far as the bridge, you will see some slowing in san mateo. to the airport -- does look good. today's weather has been sort of gloomy. >> you said it. it's gray out there. we are dealing fog and we will
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continue with the possibility of showers from your afternoon. temperatures slightly warmer than yesterday. upper 50s to low 60's with all that cloud cover overhead. it'll -- mainly dry, mix of sun and clouds, warmer in to the weekend. unsettled weekend, temperatures in the mid to upper other's and a slight chance for rain saturday and sunday. >> wow. thank you. >> that is our report for this morning. we thank you for trusting us. we will see you the next time the news breaks. >> be sure to stay with us, we hear the live shot, sacramento, the state of the state address, the governor is ability ready to happen. we will bring that to you live. thank you for joining us.